›› Measurement unit: coulomb

Full name: coulomb

Plural form: coulombs

Symbol: C

Category type: electric charge

Scale factor: 1

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coulomb [international]

›› SI unit: coulomb

The SI derived unit for electric charge is the coulomb.

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›› Definition: Coulomb

he coulomb, symbol C, is the SI unit of electric charge, and is defined in terms of the ampere: 1 coulomb is the amount of electric charge (quantity of electricity) carried by a current of 1 ampere flowing for 1 second. It is also about 6.241506×1018 times the charge of an electron. It is named after Charles-Augustin de Coulomb (1736-1806).

›› Sample conversions: coulomb

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